Archive for August, 2009

FINE ART, PERIOD FURNITURE, DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES AND MORE WILL BE SOLD AT A TWO-SESSION AUCTION PLANNED FOR OCT. 21 BY GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO

FINE ART, PERIOD FURNITURE, DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES AND MORE WILL BE SOLD AT A TWO-SESSION AUCTION PLANNED FOR OCT. 21 BY GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO

. August 31, 2009

(WAYNE, Penn.) – Around 200 lots of fine art, period American furniture, decorative accessories and more will be sold at a two-session auction planned for Wednesday, Oct. 21, by Gordon S. Converse & Co. The sale will be held at the Italian-American Club in Wayne, a suburb of Philadelphia located a half-hour due west of […]

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CALIFORNIA CLUBHOUSE WHISKEY BOTTLE (CIRCA 1872-74), ONE OF ONLY NINE KNOWN, BRINGS $30,240 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS SALE ENDED AUG. 21st

CALIFORNIA CLUBHOUSE WHISKEY BOTTLE (CIRCA 1872-74), ONE OF ONLY NINE KNOWN, BRINGS $30,240 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS SALE ENDED AUG. 21st

. August 31, 2009

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A medium chocolate amber California Clubhouse Whiskey bottle, made circa 1872-74 and one of only nine examples known, soared to $30,240 in an Internet and catalog auction held Aug. 10-21 by American Bottle Auctions (americanbottle.com). The bottle, highly prized by collectors, boasted a fancy monogram in the center, a gorgeous embossing pattern […]

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The 29th Annual Fall Art Auction at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

The 29th Annual Fall Art Auction at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

. August 30, 2009

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in San Jose is proud to present its signature Annual Fall Art Exhibition and Auction. Now in its 29th year, this comprehensive exhibition of more than 100 art works by someof the hottest artists in the Bay Area opens with a specialmember?only exhibition preview from 5pm to 6pm on […]

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Portrait of the Artists: The Burt Britton Collection for Auction

Portrait of the Artists: The Burt Britton Collection for Auction

. August 29, 2009

Bloomsbury Auctions announces Portrait of the Artists: The Burt Britton Collection at auction on September 24, 2009 at 2:00pm. This private collection of 1,200 refreshingly spontaneous self-portraits offers unique insight into the creative process that will fascinate collectors, curators, biographers, psychologists and the general public alike. How we see ourselves often differs radically from how […]

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Bonhams Appoint Sarah Valelly as Boston and New England Representative

Bonhams Appoint Sarah Valelly as Boston and New England Representative

. August 29, 2009

Bonhams, one of the three largest international auction houses, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Valelly as Boston and New England Regional Representative. Operating from Beacon Hill, Bonhams Boston provides a local liaison to the firm’s international resources, including specialists versed in all areas of collectibles – from furniture, decorative arts, paintings and […]

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AC Ace Car Sets Record at Buxton Auction

AC Ace Car Sets Record at Buxton Auction

. August 28, 2009

H&H set a new world auction record price on Wednesday July 22nd 2009 by selling a 1961 AC Ace 2.6 for £209,000. Hotly contested both on the phone and in the room, the ex-London Motor Show Car soon tore past its pre-sale estimate of £140,000 – £180,000 and is destined for a new life overseas. […]

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RM AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES CONSIGNMENTS FROM TWO US COLLECTIONS FOR HERSHEY AUCTION

RM AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES CONSIGNMENTS FROM TWO US COLLECTIONS FOR HERSHEY AUCTION

. August 28, 2009

Preeminent international auction house, RM Auctions, is delighted to announce consignments from two important US collections to its annual Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey event – a magnificent series of motor cars from Cleveland, Ohio’s esteemed Crawford Auto Aviation Museum, a collection of the Western Reserve Historical Society, and over 400 lots of memorabilia from […]

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